DES/DDD Funded Programs
The City of Peoria Adaptive Recreation Program is contracted with the Department of Economic Security Division of Developmental Disabilities to offer a variety of Day Treatment and Training Services and recently expanded to include respite services. The primary goal of all DD contracted programs is to enhance social and independent living skills through various recreational opportunities through community outings and service projects. All programs are staffed on a 1:3 staff to participant ratio, so a high level of independence is required.
Did you know the City of Peoria offers two DDD funded summer programs? These programs are first come first serve so call 623-773-7436 and ask for Jodi or Brian to request an application. Make sure you ask your support coordinator for DTS paperwork for the summer!
Elementary Summer Recreation Program
Elementary Summer Recreation Program is an 8 week program for individuals 6-11 years of age. This program starts May 24th and runs 8:00 am—2:30 pm five days a week as an integrated program in conjunction with the City of Peoria’s Summer Recreation Program. This program uses DTS hours and RSP hours.
High School Recreation Program
High School Recreation Program is an 8 week program for individuals 12-17 years of age. This program starts May 26th and runs 8:00 am—Noon five days a week as a self-contained program and uses a combination of DTS and respite hours.
Adult Day Program - DTA
There are two Adult Day Programs for Adults over 18. For a sampling of activities, schedule and locations, click on the title above.
After School Recreation Programs - DTT
Sitting home alone? Why? The City of Peoria offers two After School Progams. This is a great opportunity for socialization and building friendships for those 12-17 at Kellis High School. 18 - 22 year olds meet at the Peoria Community Center. Both programs offer many activities including art projects, weekly field trips and a variety of group activities. Participants will be able to enjoy and learn from many exciting special events like fishing at Rio Vista Park and flying radio control airplanes! If you are interested please call Brian or Jodi at 623-773-7436 for more information and to set up a time to visit the program!
*This program uses Day Treatment Training hours from DDD.
Adaptive Recreation Staff
Paula Considine, CTRS, CPRP, Recreation Supervisor 623-773-7923 Paula.Considine@peoriaaz.gov
Jodi Roth-Jones, CTRS, CPRP Recreation Coordinator 623-773-7719 Jodi.Roth-Jones@peoriaaz.gov